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Commercials & Corporate Films

Artistry ‘Beauty’

What makes a woman feel beautiful?
At the casting for this 60 second film I asked each woman to come to the shoot ‘simply feeling beautiful’. They could wear what they liked an be in a frame of mind of their choosing… just be what made them feel great.
Shot in studio on Super 16mm colour and black & white stock.
Written and directed by Patrick Drummond.
DoP Geoff Boyle.
Art Director Charlotte Malik


“Childlife” – The only handout a street kid needs

A TV commercial shot a few years ago on Super 16mm film in Nairobi, Kenya for a charity that helps to rehabilitate street children.
In an environment where glue sniffing and gangs reign a streetchild needs an opportunity for a new start rather than a cash handout.
Written and directed by Patrick Drummond.

DoP Allen Della-Valle.
Edited by the late great, Patrick Moore.


Bank Mashill

A television commercial for an Indonesian bank subtly extolling the virtues of saving and investment through metaphor.
Written and directed by Patrick Drummond.

Shot on Super 16mm film by Allen Della-Valle.

Music by Jonathan Goldstein.
Edited by the late, great Patrick Moore.
Produced by Sarah Dent.


Barclays “Fluent in Finance”

A film about attitudes towards money made for Barclays with The Edge Picture Company.

The clip aims to show that even the driest subjects can be made watchable with an interesting approach.

Lighting Camera: Nic Morris.
Editor: Phil O’Dea.
Directed by Patrick Drummond.


Barclays “Private Clients”

A film for Barclays Bank.

Directed by Patrick Drummond.
Written by Peter Stephenson of The Edge Picture Company.
Shot in studio on Super 16mm film in black and white by Geoff Boyle.
Edited by Nik Hindson.
Music and sound track by Jonathan Goldstein.


Indorama

A corporate film for Indonesian polyester manufacturer Indorama.

I have included this now relatively old corporate film to show that even the driest and potentially dull subjects can be shot in an interesting, inventive and dynamic way.
Written and Directed by Patrick Drummond.

Lit and shot on Digibeta by Allen Della-Valle.

Music by Jonathan Goldstein
Narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith


Kenya Alliance Insurance

A 45” television commercial to express the company’s commitment to the customer.

Filmed on 16mm film in Nairobi, Kenya.

Lighting Camera: Stan Barua.


Lebara ‘Shirts’

A 40 second TV commercial shot on RED in South Africa and London for mobile phone company, Lebara, for The Africa Cup of Nations 2010.

Directed by Patrick Drummond. DoP Allen Della-Valle. Produced by Ajay Arora. South Africa production Chris Roland of Zen HQ. Edited by Steve Couch. Onlined and graded by Torquil Dearden of Cat Skinners. Music by A R Rahman.


Lonrho Motors

A sixty second commercial filmed at Lake Magadi in Kenya for the local market presenting the range of vehicles sold by the company.
Directed by Patrick Drummond.

Filmed on Super 16mm film.
Lighting Camera: Claudio Bellero.


Toyota “?”

Promotional film to launch the Toyota Yaris.

Premiered on the Champs-Élysées.

Written and Directed by Patrick Drummond.
Shot on Super 16mm by Geoff Boyle on Cannes in the South of France.
Edited by Nik Hindson.


Transport for London

A short film to demonstrate the London transport network made for Transport for London.
Written and Directed by Patrick Drummond.

Shot by Stuart Luck.
Edited by Peter Beston.


The Player Club

A film shot on Super 16mm in France, Spain, Bali and Mexico for the now defunct golf and lifestyle time share scheme The Player Club.

Directed by Patrick Drummond
Produced by Nick Crean
DoP Allen Della-Valle
Edited by Greg Coyne